England in South Africa 2015/16 preview

This is the final assessment in England’s marathon, 17-Test 12 months. Such is the lopsided importance placed upon beating Australia that it will, largely, be looked back on as a success, even if tha...

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 preview and predictions

So here it is; Cricket World Cup number 11. It promises to be a slow burner, taking a month to build up to the crescendo of the knockout stages, as two pools of seven teams each are whittled down to ...

ICC World Cup 2015 ones to watch – South Africa

One of the most remarkable records in the limited overs game belongs to South Africa – South Africa have never won a knock-out game at a World Cup. Ever. To think of all the talent that they have fie...

Unstoppable Australia!

Hands up if you thought Australia had an easy time against a poorly organised England side and that South Africa would put them back their place… This hand is raised. Not only are Michael Clark...

Team of the year 2013

Happy 2014 to you all! With the New Year having just been ushered in, we thought we’d have a quick glance back at the old and select our team of the year from 2013. The selection is made, as usual, s...

Team of the Year 2012

Happy New Year to you all! Here at The Cricket Blog we’re hoping it’s every bit as successful and enjoyable as 2012. To kick things off then, where better to start than a look back on last year with ...